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Nov 12, 2013 2:30pm EST
the rights of the individuals who choose to operate as independent contractors. like don wolf, a 70-year-old retiree in rochester, new york, who has been an i.c. since 1995. as don says, i get to set my own schedule, work when i want, and meet the needs of my individual needs and the energy levels that allow me to work. or kathy woods, a 52-year-old mother from scranton, pennsylvania, who has been an i.c. for us a little over a year. as kathy says, i have finally found a way to contribute to my family's financial well-being while at the same time not having to give up the ability to participate in my family's activities. in closing i would like to ask, as you consider legislation, you look at the full picture. include considerations for those who choose to be independent contractors. tens of thousands of people every day choose to operate as an independent contractor in pursuit of the american dream. the right to do so must also be protected. chairman kasey, ranking member isaacson, i thank you for your time and consideration. >> thank you, mr. mackrell. we're going to go in a diffe
Nov 14, 2013 4:00pm EST
and is on dialysis and will soon not have his doctors. don from loveland said if the affordable care act is allowed to stand my family will have to come up with an extra $6,604 next year. we can't afford that from what i'm seeing, stress and anxiety with becoming an increasingly common dige know -- diagnosis. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentleman from indiana rise? without objection. >> thank you mr. speaker. once again today the president said to the american people, if you like your health care plan, you can keep it. at least for one more year, if you're lucky. the problem is, saying something many times does not magically make it come true. right now only 701 people in the state of indiana have been able to sign up for insurance through the affordable care act exchanges. mr. messer: according to the indiana department of insurance, more than 108,000 hoosiers will receive or have received cancellation letters. one of those people is michael sturgis of greensburg. he called my office after receiving a cancellation letter from his insurance c
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